Blackley to Lead Charter's Advanced Engineering and Information Technology Teams

  Blackley to Lead Charter's Advanced Engineering and Information Technology

PR Newswire

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 17, 2012

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter has attracted industry
veteran Jim Blackley to the Charter team as Executive Vice President,
Engineering and Information Technology. In this new role, Mr. Blackley will
have oversight of the Advanced Engineering and Information Technology teams.


Mr. Blackley was previously with Cablevision for 16 years. His most recent
assignment was Executive Vice President, Corporate Engineering and Technology.
Prior to joining Cablevision in 1996, Mr. Blackley designed software and
systems with evolving development and technology responsibilities with Royal
Insurance, Depository Trust Company, Long Island Lighting Company, Con Edison
and American International Group.

"Jim's experience spearheading the rollout of industry-leading, innovative
cable and Internet solutions will prove invaluable as Charter maximizes the
full potential of our network architecture," said Charter President and CEO,
Tom Rutledge.

Mr. Blackley will join Charter immediately, reporting to Tom Rutledge.

About Charter
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the
fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full
range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video
entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®.
Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective
broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as
business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone,
video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's
advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media®
brand. More information about Charter can be found at

This release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section
27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and
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  oour ability to sustain and grow revenues and free cash flow by offering
    video, Internet, telephone, advertising and other services to residential
    and commercial customers, to adequately meet the customer experience
    demands in our markets and to maintain and grow our customer base,
    particularly in the face of increasingly aggressive competition, the need
    for innovation and the related capital expenditures and the difficult
    economic conditions in the United States;
  othe development and deployment of new products and technologies;
  othe impact of competition from other market participants, including but
    not limited to incumbent telephone companies, direct broadcast satellite
    operators, wireless broadband and telephone providers, digital subscriber
    line ("DSL") providers, and video provided over the Internet;
  ogeneral business conditions, economic uncertainty or downturn, high
    unemployment levels and the level of activity in the housing sector;
  oour ability to obtain programming at reasonable prices or to raise prices
    to offset, in whole or in part, the effects of higher programming costs
    (including retransmission consents);
  othe effects of governmental regulation on our business;
  othe availability and access, in general, of funds to meet our debt
    obligations prior to or when they become due and to fund our operations
    and necessary capital expenditures, either through (i) cash on hand, (ii)
    free cash flow, or (iii) access to the capital or credit markets; and
  oour ability to comply with all covenants in our indentures and credit
    facilities any violation of which, if not cured in a timely manner, could
    trigger a default of our other obligations under cross-default provisions.

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behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.
We are under no duty or obligation to update any of the forward-looking
statements after the date of this release.

SOURCE Charter

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